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  • Ecology to Update Toxic Air Pollutant Rules  - 

    On July 18, 2018, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) announced that the agency is initiating rulemaking to update the state's permitting rules for toxic air pollutants in WAC 173-460. This would be the first major revision since the »

  • TSCA Title VI Formaldehyde Rule Compliance Moved Up to June 1, 2018  - 

    On March 13, 2018, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order in the case of Sierra Club and A Community Voice-Louisiana vs. Scott Pruitt, which resulted in the compliance date for formaldehyde emission »

  • EPA Issues PCWP ICR to U.S. Wood Products Manufacturers  - 

    On October 6, 2017, EPA announced that the Plywood and Composite Wood Products (PCWP) Information Collection Request (ICR)/survey was sent to approximately 400 facilities via certified mail. The ICR will collect information essential to the Risk and »

  • Permitting Challenges for Spray Coating Operations in Washington  - 

    Spray coating operations, often historically overlooked as an industrial activity of concern, are now receiving more scrutiny from air quality agencies. Multiple industries are seeing an uptick in enforcement, permitting actions, and public concern »

  • USEPA Finalizes Changes to Air Quality Modeling Guidance  - 

    On January 17, 2017, the U.S. EPA published a final rule that revises the Guideline on Air Quality Models (40 CFR Part 51, Appendix W).  This publish date had established February 16 as the rule's effective date; however, the Presidential directive »

  • Washington's Clean Air Rule Finalized  - 

    On September 15, 2016, Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) finalized the Washington Clean Air Rule to cap and reduce carbon pollution.  The Clean Air Rule was first proposed on January 5, 2016, with a second proposal released on May 31, 2016. »

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